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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Domicile  \Dom"i*cile\,  n.  [L.  domicilium  domus  house  +  (prob.) 
  root  of  celare  to  conceal:  cf  F.  domicile.  See  {Dome},  and 
  {Conceal}.] 
  1.  An  abode  or  mansion;  a  place  of  permanent  residence, 
  either  of  an  individual  or  a  family. 
 
  2.  (Law)  A  residence  at  a  particular  place  accompanied  with 
  an  intention  to  remain  there  for  an  unlimited  time;  a 
  residence  accepted  as  a  final  abode.  --Wharton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Domicile  \Dom"i*cile\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Domiciled};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Domiciling}.]  [Cf.  F.  domicilier.  Cf  {Domiciliate}.] 
  To  establish  in  a  fixed  residence,  or  a  residence  that 
  constitutes  habitancy;  to  domiciliate.  --Kent. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  domicile 
  n  :  a  physical  structure  (e.g.,  a  house)  that  someone  is  living 
  in  "he  built  a  modest  dwelling  near  the  pond";  "they 
  raise  money  to  provide  homes  for  the  homeless"  [syn:  {dwelling}, 
  {home},  {abode},  {habitation},  {dwelling  house}] 




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